Monica Medina

Professor of Biology

Monica Medina

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Genes Genome Anthozoa Biotechnology Earth (Planet) Microbiota Corals Bacteria Reefs Animals Microorganisms Coral Reefs Symbiosis Catalogs Genomics Ecology Algae Microbiology Coral Health Phylogeny Transcriptome Metabolic Environment Ecosystem

Most Recent Papers

Symbiotic associations of the deepest recorded photosynthetic scleractinian coral (172 m depth)

Héloïse Rouzé, Pierre E. Galand, Mónica Medina, Pim Bongaerts, Michel Pichon, Gonzalo Pérez-Rosales, Gergely Torda, Aurelie Moya, G. Bardout, E. Périé-Bardout, E. Marivint, G. Lagarrigue, J. Leblond, F. Gazzola, S. Pujolle, N. Mollon, A. Mittau, J. Fauchet, N. Paulme, R. Pete, K. Peyrusse, A. Ferucci, A. Magnan, M. Horlaville, C. Breton, M. Gouin, T. Markocic, I. Jubert, P. Herrmann, Jean Baptiste Raina, Laetitia Hédouin, 2021, ISME Journal on p. 1564-1568

Genomic adaptations to an endolithic lifestyle in the coral-associated alga Ostreobium

Cintia Iha, Katherine E. Dougan, Javier A. Varela, Viridiana Avila, Christopher J. Jackson, Kenny A. Bogaert, Yibi Chen, Louise M. Judd, Ryan Wick, Kathryn E. Holt, Marisa M. Pasella, Francesco Ricci, Sonja I. Repetti, Mónica Medina, Vanessa R. Marcelino, Cheong Xin Chan, Heroen Verbruggen, 2021, Current Biology on p. 1393-1402.e5

Author Correction

Stephen Nayfach, Simon Roux, Rekha Seshadri, Daniel Udwary, Neha Varghese, Frederik Schulz, Dongying Wu, David Paez-Espino, I. Min Chen, Marcel Huntemann, Krishna Palaniappan, Joshua Ladau, Supratim Mukherjee, T. B.K. Reddy, Torben Nielsen, Edward Kirton, José P. Faria, Janaka N. Edirisinghe, Christopher S. Henry, Sean P. Jungbluth, Dylan Chivian, Paramvir Dehal, Elisha M. Wood-Charlson, Adam P. Arkin, Susannah G. Tringe, Axel Visel, Helena Abreu, Silvia G. Acinas, Eric Allen, Michelle A. Allen, Lauren V. Alteio, Gary Andersen, Alexandre M. Anesio, Graeme Attwood, Viridiana Avila-Magaña, Yacine Badis, Jake Bailey, Brett Baker, Petr Baldrian, Hazel A. Barton, David A.C. Beck, Eric D. Becraft, Harry R. Beller, J. Michael Beman, Rizlan Bernier-Latmani, Timothy D. Berry, Anthony Bertagnolli, Stefan Bertilsson, Donald A. Bryant, Mónica Medina, 2021, Nature Biotechnology on p. 521

A genomic catalog of Earth’s microbiomes

Stephen Nayfach, Simon Roux, Rekha Seshadri, Daniel Udwary, Neha Varghese, Frederik Schulz, Dongying Wu, David Paez-Espino, I. Min Chen, Marcel Huntemann, Krishna Palaniappan, Joshua Ladau, Supratim Mukherjee, T. B.K. Reddy, Torben Nielsen, Edward Kirton, José P. Faria, Janaka N. Edirisinghe, Christopher S. Henry, Sean P. Jungbluth, Dylan Chivian, Paramvir Dehal, Elisha M. Wood-Charlson, Adam P. Arkin, Susannah G. Tringe, Axel Visel, Helena Abreu, Silvia G. Acinas, Eric Allen, Michelle A. Allen, Lauren V. Alteio, Gary Andersen, Alexandre M. Anesio, Graeme Attwood, Viridiana Avila-Magaña, Yacine Badis, Jake Bailey, Brett Baker, Petr Baldrian, Hazel A. Barton, David A.C. Beck, Eric D. Becraft, Harry R. Beller, J. Michael Beman, Rizlan Bernier-Latmani, Timothy D. Berry, Anthony Bertagnolli, Stefan Bertilsson, Donald A. Bryant, Mónica Medina, 2021, Nature Biotechnology on p. 499-509

Mussismilia braziliensis White Plague Disease Is Characterized by an Affected Coral Immune System and Dysbiosis

A. W. Silva-Lima, A. M. Froes, G. D. Garcia, L. A.C. Tonon, J. Swings, C. A.N. Cosenza, M. Medina, K. Penn, J. R. Thompson, C. C. Thompson, F. L. Thompson, 2021, Microbial Ecology on p. 795-806

Publisher Correction

Stephen Nayfach, Simon Roux, Rekha Seshadri, Daniel Udwary, Neha Varghese, Frederik Schulz, Dongying Wu, David Paez-Espino, I. Min Chen, Marcel Huntemann, Krishna Palaniappan, Joshua Ladau, Supratim Mukherjee, T. B.K. Reddy, Torben Nielsen, Edward Kirton, José P. Faria, Janaka N. Edirisinghe, Christopher S. Henry, Sean P. Jungbluth, Dylan Chivian, Paramvir Dehal, Elisha M. Wood-Charlson, Adam P. Arkin, Susannah G. Tringe, Axel Visel, Helena Abreu, Silvia G. Acinas, Eric Allen, Michelle A. Allen, Gary Andersen, Alexandre M. Anesio, Graeme Attwood, Viridiana Avila-Magaña, Yacine Badis, Jake Bailey, Brett Baker, Petr Baldrian, Hazel A. Barton, David A.C. Beck, Eric D. Becraft, Harry R. Beller, J. Michael Beman, Rizlan Bernier-Latmani, Timothy D. Berry, Anthony Bertagnolli, Stefan Bertilsson, Jennifer M. Bhatnagar, Donald A. Bryant, Mónica Medina, 2021, Nature Biotechnology on p. 520

A community perspective on the concept of marine holobionts

Simon M. Dittami, Enrique Arboleda, Jean Christophe Auguet, Arite Bigalke, Enora Briand, Paco Cárdenas, Ulisse Cardini, Johan Decelle, Aschwin H. Engelen, Damien Eveillard, Claire M.M. Gachon, Sarah M. Griffiths, Tilmann Harder, Ehsan Kayal, Elena Kazamia, François H. Lallier, Mónica Medina, Ezequiel M. Marzinelli, Teresa Maria Morganti, Laura Núñez Pons, Soizic Prado, José Pintado, Mahasweta Saha, Marc André Selosse, Derek Skillings, Willem Stock, Shinichi Sunagawa, Eve Toulza, Alexey Vorobev, Catherine Leblanc, Fabrice Not, 2021, PeerJ

Comparative Animal Mucomics: Inspiration for Functional Materials from Ubiquitous and Understudied Biopolymers

Antonio R. Cerullo, Tsoi Ying Lai, Bassem Allam, Alexander Baer, W. Jon P. Barnes, Zaidett Barrientos, Dimitri D. Deheyn, Douglas S. Fudge, John Gould, Matthew J. Harrington, Mandë Holford, Chia Suei Hung, Gaurav Jain, Georg Mayer, Mónica Medina, Julian Monge-Nájera, Tanya Napolitano, Emmanuelle Pales Espinosa, Stephan Schmidt, Eric M. Thompson, Adam B. Braunschweig, 2020, ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering on p. 5377-5398

Coral evolutionary responses to microbial symbioses

Madeleine J.H. Van Oppen, Mónica Medina, 2020, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences

Surviving marginalized reefs: assessing the implications of the microbiome on coral physiology and survivorship

Sofia Roitman, Tomás López-Londoño, F. Joseph Pollock, Kim B. Ritchie, Claudia T. Galindo-Martínez, Kelly Gómez-Campo, Luis A. González-Guerrero, Valeria Pizarro, Mateo López-Victoria, Roberto Iglesias-Prieto, Mónica Medina, 2020, Coral Reefs on p. 795-807

Most-Cited Papers

A communal catalogue reveals Earth's multiscale microbial diversity

Luke R. Thompson, Jon G. Sanders, Daniel McDonald, Amnon Amir, Joshua Ladau, Kenneth J. Locey, Robert J. Prill, Anupriya Tripathi, Sean M. Gibbons, Gail Ackermann, Jose A. Navas-Molina, Stefan Janssen, Evguenia Kopylova, Yoshiki Vázquez-Baeza, Antonio González, James T. Morton, Siavash Mirarab, Zhenjiang Zech Xu, Lingjing Jiang, Mohamed F. Haroon, Jad Kanbar, Qiyun Zhu, Se Jin Song, Tomasz Kosciolek, Nicholas A. Bokulich, Joshua Lefler, Colin J. Brislawn, Gregory Humphrey, Sarah M. Owens, Jarrad Hampton-Marcell, Donna Berg-Lyons, Valerie McKenzie, Noah Fierer, Jed A. Fuhrman, Aaron Clauset, Rick L. Stevens, Ashley Shade, Katherine S. Pollard, Kelly D. Goodwin, Janet K. Jansson, Jack A. Gilbert, Rob Knight, Jose L. Agosto Rivera, Lisa Al-Moosawi, John Alverdy, Katherine R. Amato, Jason Andras, Largus T. Angenent, Dionysios A. Antonopoulos, Mónica Medina, 2017, Nature on p. 457-463

Draft assembly of the symbiodinium minutum nuclear genome reveals dinoflagellate gene structure

Eiichi Shoguchi, Chuya Shinzato, Takeshi Kawashima, Fuki Gyoja, Sutada Mungpakdee, Ryo Koyanagi, Takeshi Takeuchi, Kanako Hisata, Makiko Tanaka, Mayuki Fujiwara, Mayuko Hamada, Azadeh Seidi, Manabu Fujie, Takeshi Usami, Hiroki Goto, Shinichi Yamasaki, Nana Arakaki, Yutaka Suzuki, Sumio Sugano, Atsushi Toyoda, Yoko Kuroki, Asao Fujiyama, Mónica Medina, Mary Alice Coffroth, Debashish Bhattacharya, Nori Satoh, 2013, Current Biology on p. 1399-1408

Animal behavior and the microbiome

Vanessa O. Ezenwa, Nicole M. Gerardo, David W. Inouye, Mónica Medina, Joao B. Xavier, 2012, Science on p. 198-199

Symbiodinium transcriptomes

Till Bayer, Manuel Aranda, Shinichi Sunagawa, Lauren K. Yum, Michael K. DeSalvo, Erika Lindquist, Mary Alice Coffroth, Christian R. Voolstra, Mónica Medina, 2012, PLoS One on p. e35269

Microbes in the coral holobiont

Janelle R. Thompson, Hanny E. Rivera, Collin J. Closek, Mónica Medina, 2014, Frontiers in cellular and infection microbiology

Whole genome analysis of a schistosomiasis-transmitting freshwater snail

Coen M. Adema, La Deana W. Hillier, Catherine S. Jones, Eric S. Loker, Matty Knight, Patrick Minx, Guilherme Oliveira, Nithya Raghavan, Andrew Shedlock, Laurence Rodrigues Do Amaral, Halime D. Arican-Goktas, Juliana G. Assis, Elio Hideo Baba, Olga L. Baron, Christopher J. Bayne, Utibe Bickham-Wright, Kyle K. Biggar, Michael Blouin, Bryony C. Bonning, Chris Botka, Joanna M. Bridger, Katherine M. Buckley, Sarah K. Buddenborg, Roberta Lima Caldeira, Julia Carleton, Omar S. Carvalho, Maria G. Castillo, Iain W. Chalmers, Mikkel Christensens, Sandra Clifton, Celine Cosseau, Christine Coustau, Richard M. Cripps, Yesid Cuesta-Astroz, Scott F. Cummins, Leon DI Stephano, Nathalie DInguirard, David Duval, Scott Emrich, Cédric Feschotte, Rene Feyereisen, Peter Fitzgerald, Catrina Fronick, Lucinda Fulton, Richard Galinier, Sandra G. Gava, Michael Geusz, Kathrin K. Geyer, Gloria I. Giraldo-Calderón, Matheus De Souza Gomes, Michelle A. Gordy, Benjamin Gourbal, Christoph Grunau, Patrick C. Hanington, Karl F. Hoffmann, Daniel Hughes, Judith Humphries, Daniel J. Jackson, Liana K. Jannotti-Passos, Wander De Jesus Jeremias, Susan Jobling, Bishoy Kamel, Aurélie Kapusta, Satwant Kaur, Joris M. Koene, Andrea B. Kohn, Dan Lawson, Scott P. Lawton, Di Liang, Yanin Limpanont, Sijun Liu, Anne E. Lockyer, Ty Anna L. Lovato, Fernanda Ludolf, Vince Magrini, Donald P. McManus, Monica Medina, Milind Misra, Guillaume Mitta, Gerald M. Mkoji, Michael J. Montague, Cesar Montelongo, Leonid L. Moroz, Monica C. Munoz-Torres, Umar Niazi, Leslie R. Noble, Francislon S. Oliveira, Fabiano S. Pais, Anthony T. Papenfuss, Rob Peace, Janeth J. Pena, Emmanuel A. Pila, Titouan Quelais, Brian J. Raney, Jonathan P. Rast, David Rollinson, Izinara C. Rosse, Bronwyn Rotgans, Edwin J. Routledge, Kathryn M. Ryan, Larissa L.S. Scholte, Kenneth B. Storey, Martin Swain, Jacob A. Tennessen, Chad Tomlinson, Damian L. Trujillo, Emanuela V. Volpi, Anthony J. Walker, Tianfang Wang, Ittiprasert Wannaporn, Wesley C. Warren, Xiao Jun Wu, Timothy P. Yoshino, Mohammed Yusuf, Si Ming Zhang, Min Zhao, Richard K. Wilson, 2017, Nature Communications

Comparative genomics explains the evolutionary success of reef-forming corals

Debashish Bhattacharya, Shobhit Agrawal, Manuel Aranda, Sebastian Baumgarten, Mahdi Belcaid, Jeana L. Drake, Douglas Erwin, Sylvian Foret, Ruth D. Gates, David F. Gruber, Bishoy Kamel, Michael P. Lesser, Oren Levy, Yi Jin Liew, Matthew MacManes, Tali Mass, Monica Medina, Shaadi Mehr, Eli Meyer, Dana C. Price, Hollie M. Putnam, Huan Qiu, Chuya Shinzato, Eiichi Shoguchi, Alexander J. Stokes, Sylvie Tambutté, Dan Tchernov, Christian R. Voolstra, Nicole Wagner, Charles W. Walker, Andreas P.M. Weber, Virginia Weis, Ehud Zelzion, Didier Zoccola, Paul G. Falkowski, 2016, eLife

Whole transcriptome analysis reveals changes in expression of immune-related genes during and after bleaching in a reef-building coral

Jorge H. Pinzón, Bishoy Kamel, Colleen A. Burge, C. Drew Harvell, Mónica Medina, Ernesto Weil, Laura D. Mydlarz, 2015, Royal Society Open Science

Coral-associated bacteria demonstrate phylosymbiosis and cophylogeny

F. Joseph Pollock, Ryan McMinds, Styles Smith, David G. Bourne, Bette L. Willis, Mónica Medina, Rebecca Vega Thurber, Jesse R. Zaneveld, 2018, Nature Communications

Phylogenomics provides a robust topology of the major cnidarian lineages and insights on the origins of key organismal traits

Ehsan Kayal, Bastian Bentlage, M. Sabrina Pankey, Aki H. Ohdera, Monica Medina, David C. Plachetzki, Allen G. Collins, Joseph F. Ryan, 2018, BMC Evolutionary Biology